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Entry Title Date
Congratulating Colonel Sandy Best February 12, 2016
Erik Paulsen, R-MN
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate Colonel Sandy Best, who will become the very first female general in the Minnesota National Guard, first in history with her promotion to Brigadier General next week."
Lessons From The Vietnam War February 12, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"In 2005 the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, once chaired by Colonel Qaddafi’s Libya, created the U.N. expert on `the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism’—as if countering terror is not about protecting human rights."
Honoring The Service Of Doug Richardson February 11, 2016
David Jolly, R-FL
"Mr. Richardson currently serves as a defense intelligence senior leader and as the program executive officer for Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Exploitation at USSOCOM. A West Point graduate, Mr. Richardson distinguished himself throughout his military career, retiring as a colonel from Active Duty in the United States Army in 1993 and then continuing his service to USSOCOM as a civilian."
Tribute To Colonel Jeannie Leavitt February 4, 2016
Dean Heller, R-NV
"Mr. President, today I wish to congratulate Col. Jeannie Leavitt on her recent selection as commander of the 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base. Colonel Leavitt is the first woman to command the wing, making her the highest ranking female officer to command at Nellis AFB. It gives me great pleasure to recognize her achievement in this historic moment."
Annual National Prayer Breakfast February 4, 2016
Bill Nelson, D-FL
"During his closing remarks, he told a story that he had heard a week or so ago, and I wish to share that story here on the Senate floor. It was about a U.S. Army sergeant whose entire unit had been captured by the Nazis during World War II. While he was in the POW camp, a Nazi colonel told the sergeant, who was the senior official: I want the names of the Jewish soldiers in this unit, and I want them to report to me. The sergeant refused."

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